Interactive Bootcamps


The ECenter partners with industry experts to provide interactive bootcamps ranging from idea creation, marketing, pitching, sales, and more! Learn valuable skills, no matter what your college or major!


Top Reasons to Participate:

ECenter Interactive Bootcamps

  •   Learn new skills through fun, interactive workshops
  •   Build your resume - employers want to hire proven innovators
  •   Attend with friends and enjoy the best food you'll find at a UNH event
  •  The ECenter's Idea Creation Bootcamp is rated the #1 event to learn how to generate ideas


Meet our Bootcamp Speakers


CEO & Founding Partner, Maddock Douglas


Mike Maddock is an entrepreneur, a keynote speaker, an executive coach and a writer.

He calls himself an Idea Monkey because he loves to solve problems with disruptive ideas. This passion for problem solving led him to establish Maddock Douglas, Inc. in 1991. Maddock Douglas has become an internationally recognized innovation consultancy that has helped more than 25% of the Fortune 100 create and launch new products, services and business models.

Mike has launched seven successful businesses - most recently Flourish Forums. Flourish Forums is an invite-only growth advisory board engineered to help company leaders respond to quickly changing business environments.

A doodler, turned cartoonist, turned author, Mike has been using words and pictures to get laughs and build ideas his entire life. Today, Mike is a contributor to Forbes and author of four bestselling books: Free the Idea focus on what matters most!, Brand New: Solving the Innovation Paradox and Flirting With the Uninterested, Innovating in a Sold, Not Bought Category. And finally, Plan D––his latest book about Disruptors.

He also co-chairs the Gathering of Titans Entrepreneurial Conclave at MIT, and he is past Chapter president of Entrepreneurs’ Organization and Young Presidents’ Organization, both chapters located in Chicago.


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Garrett brown & Colin Coggins, Sales Bootcamp InstrUctors

Sales Leaders and Instructors, University of Southern California

Garrett Brown began his career as a corporate lawyer representing entrepreneurs but decided to leave the law and join a tech startup that would allow him to follow his passion. His first role was selling corporate sponsorships for Fastpoint Games, an online gaming platform. He was quickly promoted to run Fastpoint’s Sales and Business Development efforts as VP of Business Development until the company was acquired. He then helped launch and scale Bitium, an enterprise software company where he served as Chief Revenue Officer until the company was acquired by Google. Garrett joined Google in a Revenue Management role where he worked with a wide variety of internal teams and learned countless lessons about the inner workings of one of the most recognizable companies in the world. He is now an active startup investor and advisor, an adjunct professor at USC's Marshall School of Business, and a founding partner of Agency18 (, where he helps companies, build, scale, and inspire sales teams.

Colin Coggins is well-known in the tech community for his unique, process-driven approach to repeatable and scalable revenue generation models, sales IQ, emotional intelligence, and technology evangelism. He has held senior leadership roles at several emerging technology companies including SVP of Sales at Bitium (acquired by Google), Mobile Roadie (acquired by Intellectsoft), Phunware, and After Bitium was acquired by Google, Colin went on to lead the global revenue charge as Chief Revenue Officer at Chanje Energy. He now spends a majority of his time teaching, advising, investing, and helping mission-centric companies transition to revenue-forward cultures while staying true to their purpose, as a founding partner of Agency18 (

10 topics

covered in 5 years of ECenter bootcamps!

The Idea Creation Bootcamp was very helpful in realizing the need to gain customer feedback before creating something and the necessity to connect product and market.

Participant, Idea Creation Bootcamp Fall 2019


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